By Omid Safi for Religion News Services on 26 Apr 2013
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect in the horrific Boston Marathon explosions has been apprehended. Here are ten basic points that we would all do well to keep in mind as we try to make sense of a world that seems to be in need of sanity and compassion.
By John Bingham for Telegraph.co.uk on 19 Apr 2013
Decades of doubt over the role played by "Hitler's Pope" under the Fascist regimes in Italy and Germany during the 1930s and 1940s may be answered if Pope Francis, as a close friend has suggested, opens the Vatican archives.
By Hesh Goldstein for NaturalNews.com on 19 Apr 2013
Honey is the only food on the planet that will not spoil or rot. Honey will crystallize if it is left in a cool dark place for the long time, but do not mistake this crystallization for it turning into sugar. Honey never will become sugar.
By Contributor for animalsaustralia.org on 5 Apr 2013
Imagine: You're in year 12, and you find out that the Prime Minister is coming to your school. Not only that, you'll get the chance to speak with her! What do you say to her? Passionate young South Australian, and Animals Australia Unleashed member, Leah knew just what to do — be a voice for the animals.
By Agence France-Presse in Vatican City for The Telegraph on 5 Apr 2013
The account @pontifex - the word "pope" in Latin - has tweets in nine languages including English, Spanish, Arabic and Latin. They are snippets of religious instruction rather than insights into the pontiff's daily life.
Every 30 minutes in India, a farmer kills himself in despair because he can no longer provide for his family. Following a US complaint to the WTO, India had to open its doors to foreign seed companies. Within a few years multinational corporations have taken over India’s seed market replacing the local disease-resistant strains, with dire consequences for local farming.